[maemo-developers] Bluetooth mouse.

From: Daniel Stone daniel.stone at nokia.com
Date: Tue Mar 6 02:11:33 EET 2007
On Mon, Mar 05, 2007 at 06:30:44PM -0500, ext Larry Battraw wrote:
> On 3/5/07, Francesc Roig-i-Feliu <francesc.roig at impress.biz> wrote:
> >Anybody knows if is possible that mameo recognizes a BT mouse?
> >Anybody has tryed it?
> No and yes :-)  The X-server Maemo uses is not capable of using a
> mouse because 1)  There is no existing option (as OS2007 is shipped)
> to tell it to look for one and 2)  Even when you point it to a mouse
> it still does not work.  Tried it this weekend and although pairing
> worked fine the X server refused to respond to the mouse, using the
> -mouse <device_path> option.
> Daniel, I note that you're the build-master and author of a lot of the
> changes for the X/kdrive server (I built it over the weekend and dug
> around in the code).  I'm still unclear on what is causing the mouse
> to not work, and how you would tell it what type of mouse is
> connected.  In hw/kdrive/linux/mouse.c I can see the code for handling
> different types of mice and it appears to be compiled into linux.a for
> linking against, since you need it for tslib.  It's unclear how much
> of linux.a is used for kdrive beyond tslib.c.  Can you give me a
> couple hints for starting work on getting a mouse functional?

Try -mouse ps2,/dev/input/mice.  Of course, you still won't get a

(OS2007 can find a mouse just fine, in theory, if you tell it to.
OS2006 can't.)

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